Alexandra Posen

Alexandra Posen is the creative director behind Resistance by Design, a company that creates politically opinionated and thoughtfully designed products to galvanize support for progressive movements, especially those that amplify, empower and support women.

Prior to founding Resistance by Design in 2018, Alexandra co-founded Zac Posen (her brother’s eponymous fashion company) where as Creative Director she worked to establish the label as a global brand. She proudly brings her expertise in high fashion and design to the activist realm.

Posen grew up in Soho NY, and studied at Brown University and L’ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Currently based in Brooklyn NY, her multi-media artwork fluidly bridges multiple creative fields including performance art, theater, opera, fashion, visual art, design and activism.

Dahna Goldstein

Dahna Goldstein, co-founder of Resistance by Design, is a serial entrepreneur and impact investor who is committed to leveraging business for social impact.  
Prior to co-founding Resistance by Design, Dahna was the founder and CEO of PhilanTech, which created PhilanTrack, an online grants management software solution designed to reduce the transaction costs of grants administration to redirect grant dollars to program and service delivery to achieve greater social impact. She serves as the Director of Impact Investing at Halcyon.
Dahna was named one of Newsweek’s "13 Women Entrepreneurs to Bet On" and one of BusinessWeek’s "25 Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs." She has a BA from Williams College, an EdM from Harvard University, and an MBA from New York University. Dahna lives outside Washington, DC.

It takes a village

We are so excited for you to be a part of the Resistance by Design community!

In Strength, style and solidarity,

Alex and Dahna